Central Virginia Community College: Review & Facts

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Central Virginia Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 4,435 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1966 and is one of the 8 colleges located in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
41
Fair
At Central Virginia Community College you can get your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or 2-year certificate.

Central Virginia Community College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 41 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Medical, Medical Assistant, Industrial Technologies, and Engineering. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
56%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Central Virginia Community College is low at 56% (way below Virginia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Central Virginia Community College is low: 33%. About 13% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Central Virginia Community College is reasonably decent: 20:1. Learn more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$10,400
Medium
Average tuition price is close to the nationwide median, $9,400 per year. The additional fees at Central Virginia Community College not covered by tuition are about $1,000; which totals $10,400 a year.

Read the details about Central Virginia Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Central Virginia Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (434) 832-7600 or check Central Virginia Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Central Virginia Community College provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Central Virginia Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

ROTC
Available
Yes
At this moment there is no on-campus housing at Central Virginia Community College.

Army ROTC programs are available at Central Virginia Community College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Central Virginia Community College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Central Virginia Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Central Virginia Community College, 3506 Wards Rd, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502-2498, USA
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